astraphobia [as-truh-foh-bee-uh] Word Origin noun Psychiatry.

  1. an abnormal fear of thunder and lightning.

Also as·tra·po·pho·bi·a [as-truh-puh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌæs trə pəˈfoʊ bi ə/. Origin of astraphobia Greek astra(pḗ) lightning + -phobia British Dictionary definitions for astraphobia astraphobia astrophobia noun

  1. a fear of thunder and lightning

Derived Formsastraphobic or astrophobic, adjectiveWord Origin for astraphobia C20: see astro-, -phobia astraphobia in Medicine astraphobia [ăs′trə-fō′bē-ə] n.

  1. An abnormal fear of lightning and thunder.

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